Most of us have heard about the “money plant” shown below, but there is also a plant which is said to be like a magnet for money. People will tell you that the only road to money is hard work, but as you know, many people do that, and are still broke. The Jade Plant, or […]
The location and design of the kitchen is a crucial element in your home, and it contributes heavily to the overall Feng Shui. Check out this infographic for great tips on how to improve the Feng Shui in your kitchen. For example, having your stove in the Northwest means you are burning up the beneficial […]
The Problem: What does it mean to “keep it original”? There is a movement happening. People are destroying everything in sight. Sledgehammers are reducing kitchens to a pile of rubble within minutes. I’m here to say “STOP.” Stop wasting money. Stop removing all the character from your homes. Reuse things! Get creative! Preserve history! This […]
You can’t imagine how many times I’ve heard a prospect or client tell me “Oh, I was using a Feng Shui book, and it didn’t quite work out the way I expected…”
Who wrote the book? Was it a Chinese Feng Shui Master, or someone trained by a Chinese Feng Shui Master? I should hope so.
What school of Feng Shui did they follow? Do you know the differences between the schools? One school might tell you that your Wealth area is in the left corner when you walk into a room, and another might tell you that it’s in the Southeast. Which do you believe?
When it comes to landscaping, if we superimposed the Bagua map over your yard, these are the areas to consider when planning your landscape design. These areas map to the compass directions of the Bagua, and this is exactly what we would do if we were planning an indoor design. With landscaping, we simply translate it […]
Many people call to ask me ‘how bad is it to live at a T-intersection’? Well, let’s put it this way. I wouldn’t do it! And I would never recommend that someone buy a house at a T-intersection. But, maybe it’s too late – you already live there, and you’ve just discovered it’s a issue. What […]
We just Feng Shui’ed the IBM Building on North First Street in San Jose. I think it’s safe to say this is the largest building we’ve Feng Shui’ed to date: 188,332 SF on 22 acres! As luck would have it, this building has excellent Feng Shui overall – ridiculously good, in fact. There are simply […]
Feng Shui energies shift from year to year, so if you’re yearning for love and romance, what does 2016 have in store? It’s the year of the fire monkey, so abandon the usual routine. Instead, look for additional excitement, stimulation and variety. That’s super news for singles, however if you’re in a long term relationship, […]
I hate to generalize, but from what I’ve seen, men love demolition. I’m here to say: put the sledgehammer down, gentlemen. Reuse those cabinets! I watch house flippers (and regular folks) tearing out all the old, solid wood, masterfully built kitchen cabinets, and replacing them with brand new, particle board, crap cabinets, and spending a […]
It seems that life keeps moving faster and faster these days. Here in the Silicon Valley, where fortunes can be won or lost in an instant — especially in the real estate market, life has become “virtually unsustainable”. A studio apartment in Palo Alto for $1.2 million? Who can afford that? Recently, I took a […]